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A 'Timeless' Victory for Vitek Family

Soon after crossing the wire aboard Timeless Fashion in the March 13 Tejano Run Stakes at Turfway Park, jockey James Lopez pointed to sky. Indeed, he had an angel over his shoulder.


Timeless Fashion is the last horse ridden to victory by jockey Justin Vitek, who died Jan. 28 at age 36 after a two-year battle with cancer. Vitek was in remission long enough to return to riding for a short time, but last year went back to Texas for treatment.

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